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Baby Girl Christmas Gift Guide 0-6 Months

With Christmas coming up, I wanted to compile my favorite gifts for baby girls. A short list, but Violet will only be 3 months old at Christmas! I’ve added a few toys but most things are practical: 1. Bows 2. Silicone Bib 3. Rubber blocks – We still have these blocks from when Aurora was…… Continue reading Baby Girl Christmas Gift Guide 0-6 Months

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Toddler Girl Christmas Gift Guide

This Christmas we are keeping it sweet and simple. Aurora is 3 and these are all gifts we’ve either given her before or are giving her this year: 1. Bows – These are my favorite for Aurora lately!! I usually buy the matching color in a smaller bow for Violet too. 2. Ugg Boots -…… Continue reading Toddler Girl Christmas Gift Guide

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Violet’s Home Birth Story 🍂

I never thought I’d be laboring in the pool for only 40 minutes! On Sunday night I started to experience contractions & thought it might be time…but as the night went on my contractions faded, and I woke up discouraged. By Monday, I was having contractions 8 minutes apart ALL DAY, but they weren’t getting…… Continue reading Violet’s Home Birth Story 🍂

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What My Toddler Eats

In the past (almost) 3 years, I’ve learned a little bit about what my daughter likes to eat. She’s 2 1/2 now, but will be 3 in September, and has never really been a picky eater. She loves vegetables and sweets the same & we always get asked how we did it! 😂 To be…… Continue reading What My Toddler Eats

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Summer Strawberry Crisp 🍓

A couple weeks ago we went strawberry picking as a family…and as a result I had enough strawberries to make smoothies, salads, popsicles, strawberry shortcake, muffins, AND this strawberry crisp!! I’m honestly surprised my family isn’t sick of strawberries, but it was all so delicious. This strawberry crisp recipe turned out to be my favorite…… Continue reading Summer Strawberry Crisp 🍓

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Family Friendly Fish Tacos

Fish Stick Tacos With Fish Friday’s being so popular this time of year, it’s easy to get tired of the same old fish meals. Fun story: when I was little I absolutely loved fish, so for Lent I tried to give up fish and my family thought it was so funny! What else was I…… Continue reading Family Friendly Fish Tacos

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First Time SAHM Tips

Hey mama! Are you struggling to make the most out of your day at home with your baby? Do you find it hard to even get the day started? Are the days all blurring together? 🙈🤣 I may be able to help! Becoming a stay at home mom has been such a blessing to me.…… Continue reading First Time SAHM Tips

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Black Friday Sales with Pink Blush 🖤

With all of the Black Friday sales going on, it’s hard to know where to spend your money. But you know the secret? You can spend it on you!! Yes, yourself! Black Friday sales are the best time to get your Christmas outfits for all the special occasions you’ll have to go to, and Pink…… Continue reading Black Friday Sales with Pink Blush 🖤

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My Crockpot Chili Recipe

Classic Crockpot ChiliWhen it comes to cold weather food, chili is the meal I make the most. It’s the best dinner for a busy day when it’s a little chilly, plus it feeds a crowd and makes great leftovers! I’ve gotten my recipe down pat, so it’s a quick prep & into the crockpot it…… Continue reading My Crockpot Chili Recipe

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Aurora’s Sunshine 2nd Birthday Party ☀️

A little late to posting Aurora’s 2nd birthday party, but better late than never! We celebrated our little sunshine born 9/11/17 last month. Our Aurora Jean. Sunshine Birthday PartySuch an easy theme! We celebrated Aurora’s 2nd birthday with a Sunshine themed brunch party. I’ll link all the details below. DetailsYou are My Sunshine Mama Tee:…… Continue reading Aurora’s Sunshine 2nd Birthday Party ☀️

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Transitioning to Fall with Pink Blush Maternity 🍂

Pink Blush MaternityIf you’ve been following me for a while, you know how much I love Pink Blush Maternity. It’s been one of my go-to shops since my pregnancy with Aurora, and all of their clothes fit so well & are perfect for nursing! You don’t have to stop wearing dresses just because summer is…… Continue reading Transitioning to Fall with Pink Blush Maternity 🍂

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How I’ve Been Breastfeeding for 2 Years

When I first became a mother, breastfeeding was the hardest part. It left me feeling stuck – in a chair, on the couch, in the car…I guess I didn’t realize how rigorous feeding a baby every 2 hours would be. It was isolating. It was messy. It was milk-stained shirts for months. You have to…… Continue reading How I’ve Been Breastfeeding for 2 Years

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Our Wedding Story

The ElopementSteven and I had been engaged since I was 5 months pregnant with Aurora. Marriage was something we had always discussed and planned on before we found out we’d be parents, but with a new baby girl on the way we held off. For months I pinned my “perfect wedding” thinking that it had…… Continue reading Our Wedding Story

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Berry Picking with my Lily Jade Backpack 🍇🍑

Hey guys! It’s been awhile since I jumped on here, but I wanted to share some extra photos from our recent adventure picking peaches + berries. We always have the best time at orchards…we go on separate occasions for apples and strawberries too!! I’d highly recommend taking your toddler to pick their own fruit. Aurora…… Continue reading Berry Picking with my Lily Jade Backpack 🍇🍑

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Spring Adventures with an 18 month old

Hey guys!! ❤️ So a little life update: Aurora is 18 months old, wanting to adventure 24/7, is in the middle of potty training, and has also learned to say “yes and “no”…so you can imagine we have our hands full 😂 One thing we’ve learned is that getting her out of the house first…… Continue reading Spring Adventures with an 18 month old

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Spring Shopping with

Hey guys!! ❤️ Just wanted to jump on here and share some great info for moms on a budget! I recently found – @veryjane is a boutique marketplace featuring the latest in women’s fashion trends, home decor, and children’s clothing. It basically has all the cute boutiques you love and see online, but with amazing…… Continue reading Spring Shopping with

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Convertible Car Seat Review: Britax Advocate ClickTight with SafeWash Technology

Advocate ClickTight Convertible The Britax Advocate ClickTight Convertible includes the ClickTight Installation System for safe and easy installation in every car, every time. This seat also offers three layers of side impact protection, an impact-absorbing base and steel frame for maximum safety. Rest assured your child’s harness is within range of proper tightness thanks to…… Continue reading Convertible Car Seat Review: Britax Advocate ClickTight with SafeWash Technology